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Geraldine Joyner Murphy

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May 20, 1937 — March 25, 2020

ELM CITY — Geraldine Murphy, 82, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 27, in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Jeff Williams officiating.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jonathan R. “Buddy” Murphy; and son, Jonathan R. Murphy Jr.

She is survived by her daughter, Rhonda M. Moore of Elm City; daughter-in-law, Melissa Murphy Boykin of Elm City; sisters, Linda J. Linton of Rocky Mount and Gayla J. Tedder of Snow Hill; grandchildren, Edward A. Moore Jr., April Joy Moore, Brandy Moore (April Spencer Moore) and Jessica Murphy; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to express a very special thanks to Edie and Garry Barnes for all their help and kind deeds. The family will forever be grateful.

The visitation will immediately follow the service.

Arrangements are entrusted to Shingleton Funeral Home, Wilson. Online condolences may be directed to www.shingletonfh.com.